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DH AND BRAIN SURGERY UPDATE!

Posted by on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:43 PM
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So I've posted about this before. Dh has a seizure disorder. He was born having a grand mal seizure. And we have been doing test after test after test trying to figure everything out.

Medications keep getting switched. Medications not working.

So we are now at the point of looking at brain surgery to remove the part of the brain the seizures are coming from.

They did an EEG not to long ago and they saw some activity on the right side. Which is the side they can remove.

So may 15 he had an appointment to do a memory test. See what is going on with his memory. He does have memory loss and some brain damage from all the seizures he has had.

Well they called this morning and had a cancellation. So dh went and it took 3 hours. He is supposed to have another memory test where they injection Barbiturates into the main artery in his neck and paralyze the right side of the brain and see how his memory is affected.

He came home and told me that the doctor said it looks like he is going to have surgery. The right side of his brain doesn't show any function. The left side is doing all the work. He also told me they might not have to do the Barbiturates test.

His neurologist will have the results tomorrow morning and now we just have to wait.




He is, idk, not playing it off as not a big deal.
Me I'm damn near in tears.

Sorry this is long. I just told people I would update when i could.

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peanutsmommy1
by Ruby Member on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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It,would have me in tears too
Wishing you well
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mommysangelface
by Emerald Member on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:45 PM
Thank you

Quoting peanutsmommy1:

It,would have me in tears too

Wishing you well
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ecerka
by Platinum Member on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:45 PM
Oh how scary. Sending positive thoughts and prayers your way.
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mich.el.le
by on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:46 PM

((hugs)) Good luck to you guys. Keep us updated and I'll be praying for his surgery.

mommysangelface
by Emerald Member on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:46 PM
thank you

Quoting ecerka:

Oh how scary. Sending positive thoughts and prayers your way.
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handy0318
by Platinum Member on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:47 PM

Thanks for the update!!!

I'll be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. 

I know how scary this is. If you're not already, I encourage you to go to his appointments with him and ask questions. The doctor's might be able to calm some of your fears.

sadiebug1228
by on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:48 PM
Wow that's scary. My df would play it off like nothing typical man. Well be praying for u and ur family!
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mommysangelface
by Emerald Member on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:49 PM
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Thank you hun!

I will!


Quoting mich.el.le:

((hugs)) Good luck to you guys. Keep us updated and I'll be praying for his surgery.

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mommysangelface
by Emerald Member on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:51 PM
Yw.

Thank you. It means a lot the support I've been getting through this.

I normally do go. But right now I'm laid up after having foot.


Quoting handy0318:

Thanks for the update!!!

I'll be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. 

I know how scary this is. If you're not already, I encourage you to go to his appointments with him and ask questions. The doctor's might be able to calm some of your fears.

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mommysangelface
by Emerald Member on Apr. 18, 2013 at 3:51 PM
Thank you!

Yea typical male


Quoting sadiebug1228:

Wow that's scary. My df would play it off like nothing typical man. Well be praying for u and ur family!
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